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April 19 –
Yale Center for British Art gallery, designed by Louis Kahn (died 1974), opens to the public in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. May 8–24 –
Suzanne Lacy's extended performance piece about rape, takes place in Los Angeles. Three Weeks in May 
Starr Kempf constructs the first of his "wind sculptures".
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Douglas Crimp curates "Pictures," featuring Jack Goldstein, Cindy Sherman, Sherrie Levine and others, at Artists Space in New York.
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Iran, designed by Kamran Diba, is inaugurated.
Exhibitions [ edit ]
Valentine Hugo at the Centre Culturel Thibaud de Champagne, Troyes. Retrospective of
Frida Kahlo at the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City.
27 April –
Charles Alston, American artist, muralist, and teacher (b. 1907). 27 June –
Ivan Tabaković, Serbian painter (b. 1898) 3 July –
Gertrude Abercrombie, American painter (b. 1909). 21 July –
Lee Miller, American photographer (b. 1907). 23 August –
Naum Gabo, Russian sculptor (b. 1890). 11 September –
Augustus Dunbier, American painter (b. 1888). 23 September –
John Nash, English painter, illustrator, and engraver (b. 1893). 20 October –
Marie-Thérèse Walter, mistress of Pablo Picasso (b. 1909). 4 November –
Keith Vaughan, English painter (b. 1912) (suicide). 5 November –
René Goscinny, French comic book author, editor and humorist (b. 1926). 21 December –
Seán Keating, Irish romantic-realist painter (b. 1889).
Full date unknown [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Fryd, Vivien Green (Spring 2007). "Suzanne Lacy's Three Weeks in May: Feminist Activist Performance Art as "Expanded Public Pedagogy "". NWSA Journal. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 19 (1): 23–38. JSTOR 4317229.